Take the Risk: Bolstering Health Nonprofits is the Next Stop for Impact Investing

Take the Risk: Bolstering Health Nonprofits is the Next Stop for Impact Investing

As impact investing gains steam, a broader array of foundations are exploring how this strategy can advance their missions. Health legacy funders are the latest to get in on the action, including the Atlanta-based Healthcare Georgia Foundation.

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Close to Home: A Bank with Local Ties Zeroes in on a Distressed Neighborhood

Close to Home: A Bank with Local Ties Zeroes in on a Distressed Neighborhood

Atlanta has the highest level of income inequality of any city in America, with nearly half of residents in its Westside area living in poverty. The SunTrust Foundation is part of a new collaboration that’s coming together to try to turn things around.

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Keeping Up the Momentum: Funding Rises Again for LGBTQ Causes, Especially Down South

Keeping Up the Momentum: Funding Rises Again for LGBTQ Causes, Especially Down South

In 2017, LGBTQ giving rose again and saw significant gains in areas that have historically been under-supported. But the bad news is the small cadre of funders in this space still aren’t able to meet all the needs of LGBTQ communities across the U.S.

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Rising LGBTQ Funding in Alabama: Where’s the Money Coming From?

Rising LGBTQ Funding in Alabama: Where’s the Money Coming From?

LGBTQ funding is growing across the South, with community foundations often playing an important role in mobilizing new resources for this cause. One example is the new grantmaking action in Alabama.

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A Newcomer with a Famous Name Steps Up for HIV/AIDS Funding in the American South

A Newcomer with a Famous Name Steps Up for HIV/AIDS Funding in the American South

The Aileen Getty Foundation has joined two high-profile grantmakers making waves on the HIV/AIDS funding scene in the Southern states. Who’s winning grants from this new collaboration?

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The Corporate Funder Giving New Attention to HIV/AIDS in the American South

The Corporate Funder Giving New Attention to HIV/AIDS in the American South

Gilead Sciences recently announced a 10-year, $100 million commitment to combat HIV/AIDS in the South—the latest funder to respond to a disturbingly high prevalence of infections in the region. 

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Grantmaking In the South Is Way Up. Can It Become the Region's “Passing Gear?”

Grantmaking In the South Is Way Up. Can It Become the Region's “Passing Gear?”

A recent report provides a big-picture view of the state of philanthropy in the American South. Where are grants going, and how effective are funders at addressing entrenched inequities in the region? 

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"A Hotbed for HIV and AIDS." The Duo of Funders Meeting LGBT Needs in the South

"A Hotbed for HIV and AIDS." The Duo of Funders Meeting LGBT Needs in the South

Nearly half of the U.S. HIV population lives in the South—a region historically shortchanged by LGBT funders. That's been changing, though, and we talk to two national funders who've partnered here to step things up. 

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